Tribune Features Problem 1994 Skinner Legislation on Gathering Information on Teacher Sex/Physical Abuse Would Have Solved

This weekend the Tribune highlighted the problem of school districts not being able to find out if prospective teachers had been found to have sexually abused students. In 2009, eight years after bringing too many boxes home my legislative office, … Continue reading

The Teacher Sex/Physical Abuse Roll Call Nobody Every Used in a Political Campaign

Eight years after bringing too many boxes home my legislative office, I was doing some throwing away this past month. I found a roll call on an amendment I offered on June 7, 1994. It was my second year of … Continue reading

Part 2 – Pervasive Problems at Cook County Jail – 2007 Complaints of Physical Abuse to Inmates

Here are some 2007 complaints of physical abuse of prisoners by Cook County Jail correctional officers. They are from the report issued by the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice. All occurred during the first six … Continue reading

Part 2 – Pervasive Problems at Cook County Jail – 2007 Complaints of Physical Abuse to Inmates

Here are some 2007 complaints of physical abuse of prisoners by Cook County Jail correctional officers. They are from the report issued by the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice. All occurred during the first six … Continue reading